Category Archives: Events

It’s a Garden Fiesta!

photocredit: amazon.com BY: RACHEL WUMKES On Sunday, August 18th, you’ll find something incredible happening in Central Gardens.  A unique blend of history and celebration for a culture several of us know little about. It’s the 2nd Annual Garden Fiesta!  As many people in North Iowa have Latino roots, it is important to come together to celebrate and learn...
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Live Your Best Life at Harvest Festival

BY: RACHEL WUMKES Round up your girlfriends… and I supposed the guys can come too… because Harvest Festival is only 6 weeks away! Such a great day in Clear Lake, this event truly encapsulates the many wonderful aspects of our beautiful town.  Strolling along the downtown streets, the sweet sound of various bands wafting into your eardrums,...
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A 4th of July for the Record Books!

BY: RACHEL WUMKES It’s hard to believe just over a month ago we were flooded with tourists enjoying another year of our Independence Day Extravaganza!  It’s such a whirlwind event, it took us all that long to catch our breath, form a coherent thought, and get a list of thanks prepared! So here you go – a...
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We all Scream for Ice Cream!

photocredit: seriouseats.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Goodness… when I started this blog post, I thought it would be a fun little fluff piece about an upcoming ice cream social.  As I began to research, to really dig into the meat and potatoes of the organization, I realized it had turned into so much more.  Something deeper, more profound. Many...
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